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synonyms for deviation

  • aberration
  • alteration
  • anomaly
  • breach
  • detour
  • discrepancy
  • disparity
  • divergence
  • diversion
  • fluctuation
  • inconsistency
  • irregularity
  • modification
  • variance
  • variation
  • crotch
  • deflection
  • difference
  • digression
  • fork
  • shift
  • transgression
  • turning
  • hereticism
See also synonyms for: deviations
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antonyms for deviation

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  • agreement
  • conformity
  • consistency
  • harmony
  • normality
  • regularity
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • straightforwardness
  • uniformity
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How to use deviation in a sentence

I plugged into my calculator the mean, the standard deviation and the number of plants in each group.
HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN SCIENCE EXPERIMENTBETHANY BROOKSHIREDECEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the set of graphs tracking the pandemic above, you may have noticed similar blips in recent days, deviations probably due to data gaps because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
THE PANDEMIC’S DEATH TOLL IS A TSUNAMI ANYONE COULD SEE COMING — IF THEY LOOKEDPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Then I put my mean, standard deviation and number of samples into this online calculator.
BUILD ICE TOWERS WITH BOTTLED WATER AND ICEBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The previous version had referred to “deviations from its maximum level.”
LOW INTEREST RATES MAY BE HERE TO STAY, FOLLOWING FED CHIEF POWELL’S NEW APPROACH ON INFLATIONLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
We often have this notion that male bodies are the default and women’s bodies are a deviation from that default.
MALES ARE THE TALLER SEX. ESTROGEN, NOT FIGHTS FOR MATES, MAY BE WHY.CHRISTIE WILCOXJUNE 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Thus the coming of man indicated, in two directions, an extraordinary deviation from the ordinary course of animal development.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Occasionally (as at Birdoswald) there was a deviation, and the older work survived.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The sharp ridge in the center provides for a deviation of the water jet as it flows on the bucket.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
It would be impolitic to jeopardize his whole ambition by any deviation from the letter of the Erfurt agreement.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
This deviation of art from its true and high vocation took place everywhere, and even in connection with Christianity.
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARELEO TOLSTOY
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVIATION

  • aberrancy
  • aberration
  • anomaly
  • deviation
  • divergence
  • irregularity
  • preternaturalness
  • unnaturalness
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